The controversial President of Nigeria, which has one of the largest economies on the continent of Africa, Jonathan Goodluck has conceded defeat to Muhammadu Buhari. It is the first time an incumbent president has been voted out of office in oil rich Nigeria.
From the atrocities of Boko Haram, to the increasing US military presence in Africa what are the implications of the change Nigeria’s head of state? What was most on the mind of the voters? Our guests are: Nigeria based activist Nnimmo Bassey; Dr. Donna Patterson and Dr. Gerald Horne.
And we return to our South of the Border series. Mexico City based Laura Carlsen joins us to discuss the day laborers strike in Baja California, the impact of the end of the “truce” in El Salvador and Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff’s latest troubles.